Eastern & Oriental Hotel - Penang

10 Farquhar Street, Penang, Malaysia, 10200  show map
 5 stars
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Eastern & Oriental Hotel - Penang

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Sports activities

Tennis court

Cycling

 Spa and relaxation

Spa & wellness center

Reflex massage

Steam bath

Jacuzzi

Overview

Offering 100 classic rooms, Eastern & Oriental Hotel features a steam room, a courtyard and a swimming pool. With accents of colonial architecture, the hotel was built in 1885 and renovated in 2002.

Eastern & Oriental Hotel enjoys prime setting in the historical center of Penang and offers direct access to Gurney Plaza, Penang Botanical Gardens and Gurney Drive. This exclusive venue is 2 km away from the center of Penang.

Entertainment outlets, shops and boutiques are within meters of the property.

Eastern & Oriental Hotel lies within 20 minutes’ drive to Penang International airport.

Rooms

Eastern & Oriental Hotel features rooms with a Colonial interior and a stunning view of the sea. They are fitted with an electric kettle and coffee/tea makers as well as en suite bathrooms with a shower, a hairdryer and terry bathrobes.

Eat & Drink

Guests can also enjoy British meals at the intimate restaurant. A variety of beers on tap, coffee and refreshments is offered in the English bar. Heaven Gate Restaurant & Lounge and Who's Bryan Coffee & Cuisine are situated in a shopping area, about 100 meters from the venue.

A buffet breakfast is served and charges are applicable. 

Services

Guests can take advantage of a banquet hall, a conference room and a projection screen along with medical service, dry cleaning and ironing service provided on-site.

Relax

Eastern & Oriental Hotel offers such leisure options as loungers, a library and a tennis court. Sport facilities include snow skiing and cycling.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free public parking is possible on site.

Number of rooms:   100.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Paid parking
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Gay friendly
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe deposit box
  • Smoke detectors
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Lobby
  • Souvenir shop
  • Coffee shop
  • Currency exchange
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Sports & Fitness

  • Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Tennis court

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • City shuttle service
  • Valet parking
  • 24-hour room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Bicycle rental
  • Car rental
  • Limousine service
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Wedding services
  • Doctor on call
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Shoe shine service

Dining facilities

  • Half board
  • Paid breakfast
  • Continental breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Poolside snack bar
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Cafe
  • Halal food

Meeting facilities

  • 24-hour business center
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Projector
  • Printers
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Paid babysitting/Child services
  • Children's pool

Leisure facilities

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Health club
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Steam bath
  • Jacuzzi
  • Garden area
  • Library
  • Reflex massage

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Connecting rooms
  • Separate sitting area
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • Rollaway beds
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Fan/Extractor
  • In-room jacuzzi

Bathroom

  • Separate tub and shower
  • Steam shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Slippers
  • Lighted makeup mirror
  • Bathroom telephone

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator

Bedroom

  • Paid bed linen & towels
  • Premium bedding

Media

  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • International calls
  • Plug adaptor
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Parquet floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  12 pm

Check-out

  • until  2 pm

Children and extra beds

  • One child may stay at the price of MYR 174.90 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

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Hotel Address:

10 Farquhar Street, Penang, Malaysia, 10200

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City Center
  • Penang
    4300 ft
Airports
Restaurants
  • Heaven Gate Restaurant & Lounge (cuisine: Italian, French)
    300 ft
  • Sarkies Corner
    500 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  12 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  2 pm
  • Number of rooms:
    100

Rooms and availability

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Bed type: Double bed
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Studio Suite
Bed type: Double bed
Size: 595 sq. feet
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  • Air conditioning
  • Shower
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DOUBLE STUDIO-SUITE

Room facilities
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    Bed type: Double bed or Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons
    Size: 1455 sq. feet
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      Bed type: Double bed
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      DOUBLE CORNER-SUITE

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      Deluxe Suite
      Size: 625 sq. feet
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        How to reach hotel

        hotel Eastern & Oriental Hotel - Penang Penang location
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        Hotel Address:

        10 Farquhar Street, Penang, Malaysia, 10200

        Get directions
        City Center
        • Penang
          4300 ft
        Airports
        Restaurants
        • Heaven Gate Restaurant & Lounge (cuisine: Italian, French)
          300 ft
        • Sarkies Corner
          500 ft
        Hotel information
        • Check-in:
          from  12 pm
        • Check-out:
          until  2 pm
        • Number of rooms:
          100

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        What's nearby

        Monuments and Landmarks

        • Fort Cornwallis - 3000 ft
        • Khoo Kongsi - 3300 ft
        • Penang Jetty - 4300 ft

        Local attractions

        • Penang Hill - 1.6 mi
          Georgetown, Penang IslandMalaysia
        • Dharmikarama Burmese Temple - 1.7 mi
          Lorong Burma, Georgetown
        • P Ramlee Gallery - 1.8 mi
          40A Jalan P Ramlee (formerly Counter Hall), Georgetown
        • Acheen Street Mosque - 1.6 mi
          Georgetown, Penang IslandMalaysia
        • Wat Chayamangkalaram - 1.7 mi
          Lorong Burma, Georgetown

        Near the hotel

        • The House of Yeap Chor Ee - 2400 ft
          No 4 Penang Street
        • Sun Yat Sen Museum - 3500 ft
          120 Armenian Street, Georgetown
        • Komtar - 4000 ft
          Georgetown, Penang IslandMalaysia
        • Pinang Peranakan Museum - 2700 ft
          29 Church Street, Georgetown
        • Clan Jetties - 3900 ft
          Pengkalan Weld (Weld Quay), Georgetown

        Restaurants nearby

        • Heaven Gate Restaurant & Lounge - 300 ft

          Address: 1A, King Street, 10200 Georgetown
          Phone: 174145945

          84% likes this, based on 83 reviews
          Cuisine: Italian, French

        • Who's Bryan Coffee & Cuisine - 500 ft

          Address: Upper Penang Road

          61% likes this, based on 48 reviews
          Cuisine: American

        • Micke's Place - 1100 ft

          Address: 94 Love Lane

          75% likes this, based on 44 reviews
          Cuisine: Malaysian

        • Sarkies Corner - 500 ft

          Address: 10 Lebuh Farquahar
          Phone: 0166786897

          67% likes this, based on 98 reviews

        • Red Garden Food Paradise & Night Market - 1400 ft

          Address: Lebuh Leith

          76% likes this, based on 540 reviews
          Cuisine: International

        Hotel information
        • Check-in:
          from  12 pm
        • Check-out:
          until  2 pm
        • Number of rooms:
          100
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        Eastern & Oriental Reviews

        Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Eastern & Oriental

        Average guest rating

        8.8out of 10
        Superb
        Based on 136 reviews

        Guest reviews

        • Family with children
          9.6

          The old world charm , archeticture and fabulous staff.

        • Family with children
          9.2

          old is beautiful,fresh,pleasant and enjoyable

          the switches can be like a riddle

        • Couple
          9.2

          Great pool (and bar) with view across the sea. Lovely and huge room. Helpful staff. Free wifi. Good cocktails - not too expensive.

          Breakfast was ok but not that great for a luxury hotel. Had some laundry done, which was very expensive.

        • Older travelers
          9.2

          The sense of history and the restoration has kept the traditions alive. The luxury of the space in the suite and feeling of home and comfort.

          The staff were extremely polite to me and always greeted me but I did not appreciate how they mostly ignored my wife who is Malaysian born. I find this spoilt our enjoyment of the stay. I find it disappointing that the locals discriminate against their own racial origins. Perhaps it is taking the feeling of Colonial nostalgia too far! You should train your staff to show the same courtesy to all guests not just the "Mat Salleh".

        • Older travelers
          10.0

          The whole stay was truly amazing. We were treated like honoured guests - perhaps even more so because it was our honeymoon. As we were honeymooning we were upgraded to an even better suite, which was huge with wonderful sea views. The food was excellent both at breakfast and in the restaurant. However the thing that impressed the most was the calibre of the staff and the service we received. The entire staff were friendly and helpful and nothing was too much trouble. We are certain that this hotel will be a regular stop when we travel to this part of the world.

        • Older travelers
          9.6

          Comfort, location and service excellent. Would avoid the 1885 Fine dining restaurant which we found disappointing both in quantity and quality - other eating facilities were very good.

          The 1885 Restaurant.

        • Older travelers
          10.0

          The colonial style staff uniforms, accessories, interior design, heritage architeture with window facing the sea and could see birds flying outside windows in the morning.....Very quiet. The buffet breakfast with great variety of choices. Initiative offer of take away breakfast on day of departure to catch an early flight. Arival drinks and courteous, helpful, pleasant staffs. Also very close to a protestant cemetry we aimed to visit (there was a tomb there for a few missionaries from UK who made important and long-lasting contribution to Penang and China, really worth a visit to pay our respect)

          Staff of Booked.net had promised a double bed but we could only have twins beds combined on day of arrival. A bit disappointed.

        • Older travelers
          9.6

          Excellent location, great staff, very comfortable. Would highly recommend apart from 2 tiny niggles below.

          Just very small reservations, but the TV reception and internet facilities were below contemporary standards. Also the bar was a little too cold for people escaping the worse winter in the UK for 100 years:).

        • Group of friends
          10.0

          The Ambience of the Hotel - it's History, Characters who have stayed over many years and the extremely friendly and professional staff at all levels. A joy to be a guest in this esteemed and famous hotel.

        • Single
          10.0

          Extremely comfortable suite, excellent service, lovely location and well-maintained heritage feel at this hotel.

        • Older travelers
          9.6

          The services by the staff were superb.the ambience within the hotel was most conducive to whatever purpose one would have foe staying in the hotel.

          One particular night one group of diners were exceptionally noisy and their presence was most obtrusive.

        • Older travelers
          7.8

          The old world charm

          The buffet dinner was awful with hordes of local people, noise, dirty dishes. The rooms at the front of the hotel are extremely noisy and at the weekend should be avoided

        • Group of friends
          10.0

          The staff were so helpful and the service was exceptional. The grandeur of the hotel in addition to the service made for a very special experience. The food too was excellent.

          We were disappointed with our room because of the road noise. Having stayed before in a sea view room which was quiet, the traffic noise did spoil the comfort of the room.

        • Older travelers
          10.0

          The 'old world' ambience and quiet nature

        • Older travelers
          9.2

          not just a beautiful hotel but also a sense of history and culture of old Georgetown. Staff all looked proud to be working there.

          Fully priced - for special occasions only for most people

        How to reach hotel

        hotel Eastern & Oriental Hotel - Penang Penang location
        Show big map »

        Hotel Address:

        10 Farquhar Street, Penang, Malaysia, 10200

        Get directions
        City Center
        • Penang
          4300 ft
        Airports
        Restaurants
        • Heaven Gate Restaurant & Lounge (cuisine: Italian, French)
          300 ft
        • Sarkies Corner
          500 ft
        Hotel information
        • Check-in:
          from  12 pm
        • Check-out:
          until  2 pm
        • Number of rooms:
          100